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2021 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award Nominees

The biennial Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards celebrate the contributions by Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners to our shared aspiration for the City of Adelaide to become a carbon neutral city. The Awards showcase how our City benefits from reducing emissions through technological change, entrepreneurial endeavour, sustainable business practices and high performing work environments. Winners will be announced on 1 December, 2021.

2021 Nominees Shortlist

Achievement in Circular Economy

Achievement in Energy and the Built Environment

Achievement in Low Carbon Transport

  • Neuron Scooters Reducing Adelaide’s reliance on cars: Neuron’s emission-free e-scooters and e-bikes
  • Zero Automotive Battery electric 4x4 LandCruiser light vehicles for mining and industry

Innovation for a Low Carbon Economy

  • GPA Engineering Hydrogen Production and Blending Demonstration Facility – Detailed Design and Commissioning
  • Io Energy Outsmarting the electricity market with 100% carbon offset time-of-use pricing
  • Northern Edge Studio Sustainable Action Plan
  • Tandem Energy - 2XE The Energy Services Alliance - a collaboration for a cleaner future

Leadership in Business

Leadership in the Community



  • Monica Oliphant, Adjunct Associate Professor at University of South Australia, and Fellow at Charles Darwin University Monica is recognised internationally as a pioneer in the use of solar photovoltaics and renewable energy.
  • Vaughan Levitzke, recent CEO of Green Industries SA Vaughan has worked tirelessly since entering the public service in 1978 as an Ecologist with the Department for the Environment. He has served as Chief Executive of Zero Waste SA, since inception.
  • Jodie Van Deventer, recent CEO of Committee for Adelaide Jodie worked at the helm of Committee for Adelaide, focussed on business attraction of Adelaide via business activity, city growth, innovation, migration and population, and education.
  • Mark Ledson, Office of the Chief Entrepreneur Mark Ledson is the Business Development Manager at the Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur, the State Government’s agency for supporting entrepreneurship and start-ups.